Would You Pay $58 for the “1%” Burger? (No)

Stick With the "99%" Burger

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Washingtonian previously showcased chef Victor Albisu's various politically themed burgers at BLT Steak, notably including the hoity-toity "1%" variety, topped with foie gras, gold leaf and Grey Poupon.

But Young & Hungry hadn't noticed the startling price-tag of the thing until now. Metrocurean has a shot of the menu: $58! How much would you fork over for a slab of kobe beef topped with gold leaf?

The 99%, on the other hand, comes on Wonder Bread for $9.99.

How Much Would You Pay For A Gold Leaf-Topped Burger? was originally published by Washington City Paper on Nov. 18, 2011.

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